American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education - (APTA-CAPTE)

CAPTE accredits physical therapist professional education programs offered at the clinical doctoral degree levels by higher education institutions in the United States and internationally. CAPTE also accredits paraprofessional physical therapist assistant technical education programs offered at the associate degree level by higher education institutions in the United States only. (2019)

Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (https://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html?src=more)

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
Sandra L. Wise
Senior Director of Accreditation

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States

38.8160926, -77.0396497

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of April 2018, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
AdventHealth University Physical Therapy ** Orlando FL
Alabama State University Physical Therapy Montgomery AL
Albany State College Physical Therapist Assistant Albany GA
Allegany College of Maryland Physical Therapist Assistant Cumberland MD
Alvernia University Physical Therapy ** Reading PA
Amarillo College Physical Therapist Assistant Amarillo TX
American Career College Physical Therapist Assistant Anaheim CA
American International College Physical Therapy Springfield MA
Andrews University Physical Therapy Berrien Springs MI
Angelo State University Physical Therapy San Angelo TX
Anoka Ramsey Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Coon Rapids MN
Arapahoe Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Littleton CO
Arcadia University Physical Therapy Glenside PA
Arkansas State University Physical Therapy State University AR
Arkansas State University (Expansion Program) Physical Therapist Assistant Mountain Home AR
Arkansas State University (Parent Program) Physical Therapist Assistant State University AR
Arkansas Tech University - Ozark Campus Physical Therapist Assistant Ozark AR
Army-Baylor University Physical Therapy JBSA Ft Sam Houston TX
AT Still University of Health Sciences Physical Therapy Mesa AZ
Atenas College Physical Therapist Assistant ** Manati PR
Athens Technical College Physical Therapist Assistant Athens GA
Atlanta Technical College Physical Therapist Assistant Atlanta GA
Augusta University Physical Therapy Augusta GA
Austin Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Austin TX
Azusa Pacific University Physical Therapy Azusa CA
Baker College of Allen Park Physical Therapist Assistant Allen Park MI
Baker College of Auburn Hills Physical Therapist Assistant Auburn Hills MI
Baker College of Flint Physical Therapist Assistant Flint MI
Baker College of Muskegon Physical Therapist Assistant Muskegon MI
Baltimore City Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Baltimore MD
Bay State College (Expansion Program) Physical Therapist Assistant Taunton MA
Bay State College (Parent Program) Physical Therapist Assistant Boston MA
Bellarmine University Physical Therapy Louisville KY
Belmont University Physical Therapy Nashville TN
Berkshire Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Pittsfield MA

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.